The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 6 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.53% 3.70% 11.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 87.50% 30.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 27
Average salary £70,000 £76,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £47,500 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 20 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.60% 12.35% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 33
Average salary £67,500 £75,000 £73,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,500 £43,850
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £100,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
London

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 15 (51.72%) Project Management
3 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
4 13 (44.83%) Service Management
4 13 (44.83%) Supplier Management
5 12 (41.38%) ITIL V3
5 12 (41.38%) ITIL V2
5 12 (41.38%) Service Delivery
5 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
5 12 (41.38%) ITIL
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle
9 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
10 3 (10.34%) JIRA
10 3 (10.34%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.34%) UNIX
10 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.34%) Cognos
10 3 (10.34%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (10.34%) SAP
10 3 (10.34%) ETL
10 3 (10.34%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (3.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Service Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL Expert
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Quality Manager
5 2 (6.90%) QA Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Development Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.45%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.45%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.90%) Equities
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Project Management
2 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 13 (44.83%) Service Management
3 13 (44.83%) Supplier Management
4 12 (41.38%) ITIL V3
4 12 (41.38%) ITIL V2
4 12 (41.38%) Service Delivery
4 12 (41.38%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) ETL
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Cognos
2 3 (10.34%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) BEA